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Interventional Cerebral and Spinal Angiography

  • Ahmad M. Thabet
  • Phillip M. Meyers
  • Fawaz Al-Mufti
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Abstract

Interventional cerebral and spinal angiography play a key role in diagnosing and treating a wide variety of cerebral and spinal vascular diseases, including management of acute stroke, cerebral aneurysms, arteriovenous malformations and fistulas, vascular trauma, tumors, and many other cerebral and spinal vascular disorders. Deep understanding of cerebral and spinal vascular anatomy and pathology, mastering the surgical technique, careful preoperative preparation, meticulous postoperative care, and managing potential complications are all crucial to achieve good outcomes. This chapter focuses on the basic steps involved in performing a safe, efficient, and successful cerebral and spinal angiography examination.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ahmad M. Thabet
    • 1
  • Phillip M. Meyers
    • 2
  • Fawaz Al-Mufti
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Rutgers University, New Jersey Medical School, Department of NeurosurgeryNewarkUSA
  2. 2.Columbia University, Departments of Radiology and NeurosurgeryNew YorkUSA

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